Matthew Schumaker: Mehretu Trace

Matthew Schumaker: Mehretu Trace

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12–1pm EST; Zoom link available upon registration

MLK Visiting Scholar Virtual Luncheon with Matthew Schumaker, PhD

Matthew Schumaker

Join MLK Visiting Professor and Scholar Matthew Schumaker, PhD in a musical homage to the abstract landscapes of celebrated Ethiopian-born painter Julie Mehretu. The composer explores the use of computer-assisted composition for poetic effect, making connections between Mehretu’s vibrant curved gestures and slashed markings and musical lines.

This event will be immediately followed by a farewell address to our 2019-2020 MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars. Invitation to follow.


Zoom link will be provided once registered via Eventbrite. Feel free to email Rachel Ornitz for accessibility needs and information.